NASCAR at Charlotte 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info

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NASCAR heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the 13th races of the 2014 season.

The Nationwide and Sprint Cup series will race at the 1.5-mile track in Concord, NC. The Truck Series is off this week, and will be returning next weekend. The Nationwide Series will run the History 300 on Saturday while the Sprint Cup cars will run the Coca Cola 600 on Sunday.

Below you will find the Charlotte race weekend schedule, including the race start time, practice and qualifying times, TV info, and weather at the track if you are headed out to see the races this weekend.

Weekend Schedule:

Thursday, May 22

— 2:30-3:50 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Series practice, FOX Sports 1
— 4-5 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series practice, FOX Sports 1
— 5:30-6:50 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice, FOX Sports 1
— 7:10 p.m: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, FOX Sports 1 Results:  JIMMIE JOHNSON ON POLE

Friday, May 23

— No on-track activity.


Saturday, May 24

— 9:30-10:20 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1
— 10:40 a.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying Busch Pole, STARTING LINEUP
— 1-2 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice, FOX Sports 1
— 2:45 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 (200 laps, 300 miles), Green Flag: 3:01 pm WINNER: Kyle Larson, full results

Sunday, May 25

–12:00pm – 4:00 pm – Indy 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
— 6:00 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 (400 laps, 600 miles) Green Flag: 6:16 pm WINNER: Jimmie Johnson, full results

2013 Race Winner:

Nationwide: Kyle Busch
Sprint Cup: Kevin  Harvick

Sprint Cup Festivities:

Grand Marshal: Master Sergeant Cedric King, US Army
Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito
Honorary Race Director: NC Senate Leader Phil Berger
Flyover: AH-64 Apache, UH-60 Black Hawk, CH-47 Chinook and OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopters, Task Force Corsair, 82nd Airborne Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade, Ft. Bragg, NC.


Temperatures will be in the low 80’s with lots of sunshine on Saturday and partly cloudy skies on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Chances of rain are slim. It should be a beautiful weekend to enjoy the races.

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